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The New Romantics

Walter Kudrycz

Dr Walter Kudrycz is lecturer in philosophy at the Australian National University, Canberra. He combines a close knowledge of western philosophy with an academic background in medieval history. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Historical Present : Medievalism and Modernity

Continuum, 2011

Book chapter

...In the mid-twentieth century a current of English-language historiography used medieval literature and culture – rather than economics, social relations or institutions – as a means of grasping both the essence of the Middle Ages...

Veterinary Medicine in Nineteenth-Century Egypt

Alan Mikhail

Alan mikhail is Professor of History at Yale University. He is the author of Under Osman’s Tree: The Ottoman Empire, Egypt and Environmental History, The Animal in Ottoman Egypt, and Nature and Empire in Ottoman Egypt: An Environmental History; and the editor of Water on Sand: Environmental Histories of the Middle East and North Africa. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Plague and Contagion in the Islamic Mediterranean : New Histories of Disease in Ottoman Society

Arc Humanities Press, 2017

Book chapter

...The Human­Animal Relationship is an essential aspect of understanding the past and present of all societies.On this topic in Ottoman Egypt, see Alan Mikhail, The Animal in Ottoman Egypt (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014), from which...

Don’t Know Much about the Middle Ages? Towards Flat(ter) Futures of Engagement

Richard Utz

Richard Utz is chair and professor in the School of Literature, Media, and Communication at the Georgia Institute of Technology and president of the International Society for the Study of Medievalism. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Medievalism : A Manifesto

Arc Humanities Press, 2017

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...For the longest time I read these lines from Sam Cooke’s song “Wonderful World” as a simple set of hyperbolic statements to better celebrate the unique nature of the singer’s love (“But I do know that I love you …”). Over the years, based...

Nowhere To Run To, Nowhere To Hide? Society, State, and Epidemic Diseases in the Early Nineteenth-Century Ottoman Balkans

Andrew Robarts

Andrew Robarts is Assistant Professor of History at the Rhode Island School of Design where he teaches courses on Middle Eastern, Ottoman, and Russian History. He is the author of Migration and Disease in the Black Sea Region: Ottoman-Russian Relations in the Late Eighteenth and Early Nineteenth Centuries (Bloomsbury Academic Press), Black Sea Regionalism: A Case Study (Oxford University Press), and “Reconstruction, Resettlement, and Economic Revitalization in pre­Tanzimat Ottoman Bulgaria,” in Wealth in the Ottoman and Post-Ottoman Balkans: A Socio-Economic History, ed. Evguenia Davidova (I. B. Tauris). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Plague and Contagion in the Islamic Mediterranean : New Histories of Disease in Ottoman Society

Arc Humanities Press, 2017

Book chapter

...IN THE EARLY part of the eighteenth century, a Hungarian military commander in the service of the Ottoman army recounted in his memoirs the following story he heard while over­nighting in the Ottoman town of Karasu (Cherna Voda...

Hussites in History

Stephen E. Lahey

Stephen E. Lahey (University of Nebraska Lincoln) has published two monographs on John Wyclif and an annotated translation of Wyclif’s Trialogus. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Hussites

Arc Humanities Press, 2019

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...The place of the Hussites in Czech history has always been a source of controversy. From the defeat at White Mountain in 1620 to the period following Napoleon’s defeat of the Austro-Hungarian empire, the Hussites were regarded as heretics...

As it Really Was

Walter Kudrycz

Dr Walter Kudrycz is lecturer in philosophy at the Australian National University, Canberra. He combines a close knowledge of western philosophy with an academic background in medieval history. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Historical Present : Medievalism and Modernity

Continuum, 2011

Book chapter

...By the late nineteenth century, distinct streams of progressive and aesthetic historical thinking had emerged in Europe. This separation was the result of the process of professionalization among academic historians, almost all of whom now...

Lewis Carroll, “Jabberwocky”

Primary Sources on Monsters : Demonstrare Volume 2

Arc Humanities Press, 2018

Book chapter

...Lewis Carroll was the pen name for Charles Lutwidge Dodgson (1832–1898), the British author who penned Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland (1865) and Through the Looking Glass (1871). It is from the latter that the poem “Jabberwocky” is taken....

Australian Medievalism: Time and Paradox

Medieval Afterlives in Contemporary Culture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Book chapter

...Medievalism in colonial and former colonial societies is a paradoxical phenomenon. It produces, sometimes mischievously, sometimes anxiously, the traces of an impossible history. The many reconstructions and citations of the Middle Ages...

Bram Stoker, Dracula

Primary Sources on Monsters : Demonstrare Volume 2

Arc Humanities Press, 2018

Book chapter

...Bram Stoker’s (1847–1912) Dracula is, like Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley’s Frankenstein, a major icon in the history of monsters. While there are vampire narratives that predate its publication, Stoker’s creation is really the origin...

Illustration of Jabberwocky

Primary Sources on Monsters : Demonstrare Volume 2

Arc Humanities Press, 2018

Book chapter

...Sir John Tenniel (1820–1914) was an English illustrator who worked closely with Lewis Carroll on both Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and on its sequel, Through the Looking-Glass. This image was originally planned as the frontispiece...